Obituary for Sat., Oct. 8, 2016

Published 3:42 am Saturday, October 8, 2016

James Lafate Odom

Mr. James Lafate Odom, 96, of Andalusia, passed away Thursday, October 06, 2016 at his residence. A graveside service was held Fri., Oct. 07, 2016, at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Durwood Cleland officiating.

He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Starr Odom of Andalusia; grandchildren, Kris (Tara) Odom, Jamie (Keri) Odom, Jeffery (Samantha) Odom, and Holly (Levi) Odom Nichols; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by a son, James L. Odom, Jr.; and wife of 70 years, Jeanette Odom.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorials to be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 20932 County Road 70, Andalusia, AL 36421.

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